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Jul 20, 2012 11:30pm PDT
. holmes was apprehended outside, in a white hyundai in the back of the theater. >>> good evening i'm gasia mikaelian. >> and i'm frank somerville. for most of us it's unfathomable. a man armed to the teeth looking to do damage. amber lee is live in san jose to show us the mood at bay area theaters that are showing the dark knight rises. but our coverage begins with the movie that did not go as scripted. >> reporter: this graphic illustrates what some folks said as the smoke spread and they saw a silhouette on the screen of the gunman. at first they thought it was a part of the movie. then reality hit with the movies. >> we thought it was part of the movie, there was a shoot out scene. >> there was this one guy who was on all fours crawling. there was this girl spitting up blood. there were bullet holes in some people's backs, some people's arms. >> the first thing we see is a 14 or 15-year-old girl with bullets in her chest and her head, she was about to die there. >> reporter: her injured daughter has been releaseed from the hospital. >> people were running away. i hit the ground so i wou
Jul 23, 2012 11:30pm PDT
in the colorado movie shooting made his first appearance in court today. james holmes remained silent but his orange red hair spoke volumes. some of the injured victims and those who were killed looked on. >> reporter: without fire power and body armour this accused mass killer looked anything but menacing in court today. james holmes' hair is comic book orange not green like the jokers. the powerful batman character he alleged to be when arrested. his eyed fluttered, they drooped, they closed. he appeared dazed, never spoke. family members of some victims thought holmes a once budding neurosciencetist was faking. >> he's a coward and a genius. he knows what he's doing, he's faking the system. >> reporter: the district attorney says she wouldn't be told if he was getting medication in jail. she said it was unlikely. >> it is a case where we're still looking at the enormous amount of evidence and we would never presume that it would be slam dunk. >> what's the appropriate punishment for this man? >> death. >> reporter: david sanchez left court to see his daughter due to deliver her first child
Jul 30, 2012 11:30pm PDT
. his bail is at $100,000. >> james holmes the man accused of the colorado shooting made his second court appearance today. he faces 24 counts of murder which is double the number of victims killed. 12 of the counts are deliberatation and 12 site extreme indifference to the value human life. he faces 116 counts of attempted murder, and other charges related to weapons and explosives. about half of the people in the court were family of the victims. >> expression and kind of a personality of evil to him. he looked very sane to me. >> cameras weren't allowed into the hearing. prosecutors are talking to victims and their family members about if they will seek the death penalty. >>> americans remain divide on the issue of gun control verses gun rights. according to a new poll 47% of americans say it's more important to control gun ownership while 46% say it's more important to protect the rights of americans to own guns. the results fall in the margin of error. more than one thousand were pulled from thursday through sunday. >> it started as a street fight, ended with two young men d
Jul 4, 2012 11:30pm PDT
's heather holmes in contra costa county. we start in san francisco, with amber lee, and the big show there that just wrapped up. >> reporter: frank, we're at aquatic park to bring you front row seats to tonight's show, it ends just moments ago. people are lining up to leave now after viewing a spectacular show. it lasted a little more than 20 minutes. the fog and wind proved to be no obstacle came from around the bay area and across the country to see the fireworks show that san francisco puts on every independence day. >> it's really beautiful. it feels like it's 3d. like the fireworks are just coming at me. >> reporter: this family from pennsylvania told us, its their first time visiting san francisco, and this 4th of july is special. mom and dad are from jordan, and this is their first independence day as american citizens. >> just the respect that everybody gets. the respect of religion, the respect of origin. just the heritage. >> reporter: the couple told always us they want their children to know why they're celebrating today. >> they know what independence means, like the 4th
Jul 10, 2012 11:30pm PDT
month. heather holmes is live where she attended a meeting to discuss the changes. >> reporter: we're standing at the corner and none of them used the stop sign. it is a curvy road that some say is used more like a freeway. >> you see speed, we see turning violations, we see stop sign violations. >> reporter: an alternate rout for those looking to avoid san pablo avenue. >> a lot of people will come down here looking for a quicker way home. >> reporter: but the shortcut is challenging with drivers forced to navigate a tricky curve, pedestrians and bicycles. >> it's a very dynamic area, a lot going on. >> reporter: city officials discussed improvement to the roads. the improvements come after the death of gene smith last month. >> we have always said never to cross at that crosswalk because it's not safe. >> reporter: smith followed her children's advice that day and did what nearly every pedestrian does, crossed illegally where visibility is better. she made it across the road only to be struck by a bicycles. >> at that particular location there's a barrier of bushes between the ro
Jul 16, 2012 11:30pm PDT
category this year. heather holmes sat down with the police chief and asked about a shift in strategy. the report shows how tough the last seven months have been. i spoke to the chief about the numbers and how he plans to bring them down. 2:30 this afternoon a man is shot and seriously wounded while driving at 35th and foothill in oakland. >> people are very, very brazen. >> reporter: 30 minutes later the chief was talking with us about dealing the up tick in crime and the bold criminal who have surprised him by striking any time of day >>> there just aren't as many police? >> i believe that does play a role in that. >> reporter: last week oakland saw one of its most violent week. seven people shot and killed in seven days. one of the victims a 15-year- old boy. >> i don't want people to panic but just trust that we know what we are doing and we have a plan. >> reporter: that includes reassigning officers, consolidating units and putting more pressure on those causing the problem. the crime problem here is daunting, not only are homicides up, assaults, rape, and robbery has also in
Jul 17, 2012 11:30pm PDT
some campus presidents today received pay hikes. heather holmes live at san jose state where freshman orientation was underway this evening. >> frank just four years ago when students arrived here for orientation they were told that tuition was $2,700, now it is more than doubled to 5,500. wearing name badges and backpacks a parade of freshman walked to an orientation. but amidst the excitement is anger. >> it makes me a little tiny bit angry when we just found out they're putting caps on how many units the students can get because of budget cuts. >> reporter: at this family prepares to spend 12% more comes word of executive pay hikes. >> because of budget cuts all these things are happening with students and there's individuals that are having increases. >> reporter: at a meeting the csu board of trustees approved raises for three upcoming presidents. each will earn two to $5,000 more than their predecessors. dianne harrison will earn more than $324,000. and it's a $319,000 salary for cal state san bernardino thomas morales. ben lancaster says the money should instead be used to of
Jul 24, 2012 11:30pm PDT
holmes opened fire killing 12 people and wounding 58 others. >>> also today authorities returned to holmes important. cnn is reporting it was boobie trapped with more than 30 handmade grenades, 10-gallons of gasolines and an array of trip wire. >>> and today in congress, a moment of silence for the victims. >>> former congresswoman gabriel giffords is scaling new heights. giffords and mark kelly traveled to the french alps. they're in europe to visit a laboratory that made equipment for the nasa international space station. >>> police are looking for a car shooting suspect. they say his name is kenyon thomas of oakland. he is armed and should be considered dangerous. >>> police arrest another suspect in connection with that shooting about 3:00 this morning. following a three hour stand off. two other suspects are also in custody. police say the four were involved in a ramming and then shooting of a chp patrol car on interstate 880 last saturday night. no one was hurt in that incident. >>> new at 10:00, a plan to build a massive tunnel under the delta and divert water from the s
Jul 25, 2012 11:30pm PDT
tonight that accused colorado movie theater gunman james holmes mailed a notebook about the killings to a colorado university psychologist. the package sat unopened in the university mail room for as long as a week before it was found on monday. it contains crude drawings of a stick figure with the gun, and details of the attack. the university has a different story. the university says the package was delivered on monday, and then found the same day. it's not clear if holmes had prior contact with the psychiatrist. >>> a father killed in that massacre was laid to rest. 51-year-old gordon cowden was the oldest of the victims. >>> disability rights advocates filed a federal lawsuit today against wal-mart, claiming it refuses to make credit card payment terminals accessible to customers in wheelchairs and scooters. you would swipe your card beyond the reach of disabled customers at many of its stores. the class action lawsuit was filed in san francisco by berkely center for independent living and two disabled individuals. wal-mart released a name saying our goal is that every point of
Jul 2, 2012 11:30pm PDT
summer months. new, heather holmes is live in west oakland to say what they found out when she asked about the timing of the brown outs. >> reporter: justs people are encouraged to come here to station 3 to drop off illegal fireworks come the holiday this station will have one lessening in, that one available to respond on what is an explosive night. today the engine here sat idle one of two stations impacted by closures. >> we need all the resources we can get. >> reporter: despite the concerns oakland is put approximating in brown outs, something the union agreed to in 20112 in the face of a budget crisis. that means from now until the end of next june two fire companies will be out of service for three straight days which one station completely closed. >> they shouldn't close them. . >> reporter: nancy lives a few blocks from station 17 which was close today. she said having eight fewer on the street this week is to great a risk. especially when illegal fireworks are such a big problem here. to her it doesn't make sense. >> no it surely doesn't. >> reporter: this is what illega
Jul 9, 2012 11:30pm PDT
in this newscast we'll bring it to you live. reporting live tonight here in albany, i'm heather holmes. >>> wilfredo "flaco" reyes is awaiting sentencing. ramos received that it was reyes who was the actual killer. and ramos attorney is suspicious about the timing of this arrest. >> one can only think they put off arresting this man because they knew if they got them in during edwin's trial the truth would come out that edward did not murder the bolonia family. >>> jury section got under way in hayward in a wrongful death lawsuit against hanz riser. he was convicted of killing his wife nina in 2008 as the two were in the process of getting divorced. the suit filed on behalf of his two children seeks $15 million. the attorney representing the children says riser could have hidden assets. riser is serving as his own attorney and has subpoenaed his children to appear in court. they are living in russia with their grant mother and have had no contact with their father since his arrest. >>> ktvu's amber lee live in antioch tells us, the man's friends and family don't understand what touched
Jul 11, 2012 11:30pm PDT
degrees. heather holmes is in livermore tonight. >> reporter: it could have been disasterrous when people living here at the briarwood apartment complex saw smoke coming from the back of this building. it was another summer scorcher, and burning up literally. >> the wires were smoking. >> reporter: at 1:00 this afternoon, it was a blistering 103 degrees. and everyone had their air conditioner cranked full blast. >> the heat played a roll. the wires were in the sunlight. they were held together with some tape. some insulation, and plus with the use of all the air conditioning units most likely being turned on, it overheated the wiring. >> reporter: today's temperatures led customers to take advantage of cooling centers. david just moved, and doesn't have air conditioning yet. we caught up with him at the main library near fremont. >> definitely a cooling factor. >> reporter: washington hospital is embracing for an increase. >> the public has to understand they have to hydrate themselves, both young people and old people are very vulnerable to heat stroke. >> reporter: we found some people
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